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. >> the united nations is asking israel to show restraint. the u.n. chief plans to visit the region soon and plans to reduce tensions. >>> following a news alert on capitol hill. a scandal involving general petraeus is taking a back seat. he testified about the house&intelligence committee today and mentioned terrorist elements during a briefing to lawmakers, something the committee chairman peter king said he doesn't recall. >> the talking points were more specific about our prior involvement yet -- the indication of extremists. indicating even though it was clearly evidence of the cia there was a pattern involved. >> and lawmakers have a lot of questions, including who was behind the attack and how they got into the facility. >>> a potomac man imprisoned in cuba for three years is suing the u.s. government and serving a 15-year prison sentence and working to provide the internet service to the jewish community. he claims the company development alternatives and the u.s. government did not adequately train or disclose the risks he was taking by doing the work. >>> a call for change in t
intensely defended u.n. ambassador susan rice who was under fire for saying the attack was a protest gone out of control, rather that a terrorist incident. today, democrats and republicans went after each other for trying to politicize ben ghazi. >> what is clear is that this administration, including the president himself, has intentionally misinformed, lied to the american people in the aftermath of the tragedy. >> if you want an honest investigation of this tragedy, we will join you. but if you want to persist in trying somehow to put this, lay this at the doorstep of the president or the secretary of state or the united nations ambassador, you will find us ready and willing photoresist to the teeth. -- willing to resist to the teeth. >> reporter: david petraeus was a concern among some committee members today who want to know exactly what is in the report compiled by petraeus following his visit to libya. petraeus resigned last week after admitting to an affair and the fbi is investigating if classified information on ben ghazi was given to his mistress, paula broadwell, will? >> so f
, you will be getting some rain shortly. most of the area will get a tenth of an un. of rain, maybe a quarter inch of rain. check out your daytime high. about 50 damage if we're lucky. it will be windy and much cooler this afternoon. >> wasn't it like this last week? >> yeah, we had a cool week. >> we know what this is like. >> easy come, easy go. >> there you go. >> time now to check in with julie wright to see what is happening with the early, early morning commute as well get ready to head back to work today. >> easy come, easy go. are you talking about the weather or your wallet? >> both. a combination of the two. >> especially when the kids are involved, right? >> that's right. waking up to wet pavement. allow extra time out here on the roads. keep in mind, the long and winding roads that are leaf colored, very slippery this morning. traffic flowing freely on kenilworth avenue from pennsylvania avenue headed out to the d.c. line. i think mother nature had something to do with scaring off the folks that typically do the construction. you
. most closed to the public, but one was open. and much of the focus is on u.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice, who back in september appeared on five sunday morning talk shows with the same talking points, the attacks she said appear to be the work of protestors, not terrorists as it now appears. the implication at the height of campaign season, the president did not want to be responsible for a terrorist attack. >> the arrogance and dishonesty reflected in all of this is breathtaking. >> these unfair attacks on r susan rice are simply wrong. she had to rely on the intelligence that was provided. >> reporter: the hearings this morning begin after dawn, that is very unusual here in washington. it's possible we may not even catch a glimpse of david petraeus. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. >>> we're just getting reports of an explosion in israel's biggest city after air raid sirens went off. another rocket was fired from gaza this morning sending people running for bomb shelters in tel aviv. 500 rockets rained down on israel in wednesda
not they were not shocked about the flow of service. one rider toldous metro he just expects the un-- told us on metro he just expects the unexpected. >>> this week major league baseball will hand out its top awards for the 2012 season. nats fans have a particular interest in tonight's award, rookie of the year. sports director scott smith is here with the outcome. >> bryce harper has always been an early blooming, only fitting he take home the award that honors that. tonight he edged out arizona's wade miley to become the first rookie of the year to represent this city since bob allison in 1959. harper hit .270, 22 home runs, 59 r.b.i.s play2012 season at the ripe old age of 19. the now 20-year-old is the second youngest winner all time, a month older than dwight gooden when he won it back in 1984. the 2010 first overall draft pick was a major part of the nats' record breaking season, but harper is just scratching the surface on his true potential. >> just being able to be in the names of joke robinson and mike piazza and all the guys that won it, just an honor and to be able to have the gre
. >> but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply mechanicking a presentation based on intelligence that she had received is outrageous. >> a lot of people think if she didn't have anything to do with the attack on white house then why did the white house hang her out to dry and put her on five sunday talk shows without adequate information. we now now that at least in some corners of u.s. intelligence, they were aware that a terrorist organization took responsibility for that attack and it was most likely a preplanned assault, not a protest that got out of hand. so members of congress do hope they will hear a little bit more and get some of those questions answered today. we know that the house hearing guns at 10:15 this morning. the senate hearing at 2 charleston 30 this afternoon. both of those hearings are closed. closed. >> thank you. >>> a public meeting scheduled for later today will allow residents to comment on the decision to close several d.c. public schools. nearly two dozen schools are targeted for closure. the meeting will be at the
.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice will be given that job. ha . >>> topping the morning line, nats outfielder bryce harper has been named the national league rookie of the year. he hit 207 with 22 home runs, 59 runs batted in and i shipped in the outfield. harper did this despite missing the first month of the season when he was still in the minors. the now 20-year-old says he is humbled by being named top rookie. abc and -- and shined in the outfield. >> just and honor and to be able to have a great team that i played for the whole year. this he made this fun. this is just the icing on the cake definitely. >> all right. to monday night football now. chiefs headed out on the road to face the pitburg steeleers and cats jumped out to a 10- point lead in the first quarter but the steeleers would make a comeback. they would intercept a matt cassell pass. there it is right this. the magic of television. that is the i'm game-winning 23- yard field goal. there is that interceptionists talking by afew minutes ago. they'll run this back and it sets up a game-winning field goal. steelers go on to win i
lawmakers are defending u.n. ambassador susan rice. republican leadership is criticizing her remarks on the deadly libya attack saying she purposely misled the public. d.c. delegate eleanor holmes norton among those defending rice. she blasted gop senators mccain and lindsay graham for saying rice was untrust worthy, suggesting their comments were both racist and sexist. the delegate said rice is a victim of partisan attacks. >> we do not intend to stand by while ambassador susan rice, who had nothing to do with the tragic ben ghazi attack or the aftermath s made the scapegoat of the tragedy because she re- laid to the public the only official intelligence that was available to the administration at the time. >> this one is getting pretty ugly. republicans in the senate have said they would block royce's possible nomination as secretary of state. >>> also at 5, a developing story overseas. people are living in fear along the israel-gaza border. the violence intensified a third consecutive day with missiles being fired from both sides. izvalley lining u.s. tanks and carriers along the
. specifically accusations u.n. ambassador susan rice lied to the public when she went on five sunday talk shows five days after the raid in benghazi and blame an inflammatory youtube movie trailer for inciting an angry mob. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> senator mccain fired back hours later. >> four americans died. is that picking on anybody when you want to place responsibility and find out what happened? >> president obama says they provided every bit of information they have. >> the president himself has intentionally misinformed, read that lied, to the american people in the aftermath of this tragedy. >> outraged at the president being accused of lying democrats shot back. >> i urge that we resist the temptation to persist in political posturing to try to find some elusive advantage. the election is over and this tragedy needs to be dealt with. >> former cia director david petraeus will appear before congress tomorrow for the first time since he resigned over revelations of an extramarital affair. we're told the hea
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